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Brae Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Knutsford, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2962 / 53°17'46"N

Longitude: -2.3655 / 2°21'55"W

OS Eastings: 375735

OS Northings: 377755

OS Grid: SJ757777

Mapcode National: GBR CZXB.N3

Mapcode Global: WH997.MDSX

Entry Name: Brae Cottage

Listing Date: 27 May 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475741

Location: Knutsford, Cheshire East, WA16

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Knutsford

Built-Up Area: Knutsford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Knutsford St Cross

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


KNUTSFORD

SJ77NE LEGH ROAD
792-1/2/72 (West side)
Brae Cottage

GV II

House. Dated 1898. By Paul Ogden. For Henry Royce. Brick with
stone dressings and some timberwork in later wing. Heavy
stone-flagged roof.
PLAN: irregular plan with central entrance flanked by
asymmetrical gables.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Left-hand gabled wing contains
full-height canted bay window, with 2-light mullioned and
transomed windows in each face, and paired traceried windows
to conservatory alongside, contained under continuous swept
roof. Asymmetrical rear gable to this wing, with 6-light
mullioned window projecting as squared bay beyond the gable.
Central entrance in porch with round-arched doorway and flat
roof with balustrading. 4-light mullioned and transomed
full-height stair window in gable to right of doorway. Dated
with initials HR in cartouche in apex of gable, which is coped
with ball finials.
Brick and mock-timbered service wing off-set to right, a
somewhat later addition which originally formed a large wing,
which was largely demolished c1917. Axial stacks.
INTERIOR: large entrance hall with wall panelling and
plaster-panelled ceiling in a C17 style. Similar plasterwork
in other principal rooms, and 2 original fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SJ7573577755

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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